Adam Blum has co-founded and led technology initiatives for several successful start-ups. Additionally, he has served as an adjunct professor of computer science at UC Berkeley and Carnegie Mellon. Adam wrote one of the first applied machine learning books, Neural Networks in C++ over 25 years ago.  Currently, he is co-chairing the LTI Resource Search standard at IMS Global, and leads the development team for various instructional resource-related technologies at ACTNext’s Silicon Valley office.